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Matthew Sedgwick of Brotherton (born circa 1800)

Matthew Sedgwick [Unknown Sedgwick]
b circa 1800
m Mary Shutliffe?
d 1838

According to Baine's Directory 1822, Matthew was a shoemaker.

In 1841 Mary (aged 40) and children Hephzibah and Thomas are together in Brotherton - head of the house is a William Shirtcliffe and lodging in the house is a Michael Sherry (aged 28). In 1851 Hephzibah is lodging in Huddersfield with a Michael and Mary Sherry - Mary was born in Brotherton. A Mary Ledgwick (nee Shutliffe) married a Michael Sherry in York in 1842. Did Mary marry the lodger?

Also in 1841, Thirza Sedgwick is living with a Mary Sedgwick (aged 45) in Pontefract - head of the house a William Shirtcliff. By 1851 she has married. Was Mary her mother (recorded twice in the census) or an aunt?

Thomas was a tailors assistant and in 1851 is lodging in Doncaster. In 1861 and 1871 he is in Hulme, Lancashire and in 1881 in Stretford..


Children:

Hephzibah Sedgwick

bpt 16 May 1819 Brotherton, Yorkshire
d after 1851

Thirza Sedgwick

bpt 3 June 1821 Brotherton, Yorkshire
m James Hesletine 1846 (BMD)
d after 1891

Matthew Sedgwick

bpt 2 November 1823 Brotherton, Yorkshire
m Catherine A A Burnitt 1847 (BMD)
d 1881

William Edward Sedgwick

bpt 10 May 1826 Brotherton, Yorkshire
d after 1841

Thomas Daniels Sedgwick

bpt 20 April 1828 Brotherton, Yorkshire
d before 1833

Thomas Daniel Sedgwick

bpt 23 June 1833 Brotherton, Yorkshire
m Martha Annie Jackson 1861 (BMD)
d 1884

Source Notes:

1841 census - William Shirtcliffe 84 Ind, Mary Sedgwick 40 widow, Hephzibah Sedgwick 18, Thomas Sedgwick 8, Michael Sherry 28 Shoe M (.... St, Brotherton - HO107 1280 12 11 5)

1841 census - William Sedgwick 16 M S (.... St, Brotherton - HO107 1280 12 12 17)

1841 census - Thirza Sedgwick 20 F S, Mary Sedgwick 45 F S (Market Place, Pontefract - HO107 1310 14 32 14)

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